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Duke Ellington's America

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ISBN-10: 0226112640

ISBN-13: 9780226112640

Edition: 2011

Authors: Harvey G. Cohen

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Few American artists in any medium have enjoyed the international and lasting cultural impact of Duke Ellington. From jazz standards such as "Mood Indigo" and "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," to his longer, more orchestral suites, to his leadership of the stellar big band he toured and performed with for decades after most big bands folded, Ellington represented a singular, pathbreaking force in music over the course of a half-century. At the same time, as one of the most prominent black public figures in history, Ellington demonstrated leadership on questions of civil rights, equality, and America's role in the world. With Duke Ellington's America, Harvey G. Cohen paints a vivid picture of…    
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English